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Cerise Color

HEX #DE3163 / RGB (222, 49, 99)

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What is Cerise Color?

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Cerise has the hex code #DE3163. The equivalent RGB values are (222, 49, 99), which means it is composed of 60% red, 13% green and 27% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:78 Y:55 K:13. In the HSV/HSB scale, Cerise has a hue of 343°, 78% saturation and a brightness value of 87%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Cerise is a vivid reddish pink color. It has been named after the French word for cherry (the fruit). The color is not included in the web colors list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, cerise can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Cerise Color Codes

Hex Code#DE3163
RGB Values(222, 49, 99)
CMYK Values(0%, 78%, 55%, 13%)
HSV/HSB Values(343°, 78%, 87%)
Closest Web Safe#CC3366
Inverse Color#21CE9C [Mountain Meadow]
Closest Pantone®198 C
Closest RAL3018 [Strawberry red]
Complementary Color#31DEAC [Eucalyptus]
Cerise Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#7B7B7B
Weighted Average (Most Common)#6A6A6A
Weighted Average (Luma)#595959
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#9A9A9A

Cerise Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of DE3163. Complementary color is 31DEAC

Complementary Palette

The complement of Cerise is Eucalyptus with the hex code #31DEAC. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #DE3163 color is offered by #31DEAC. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

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Analogous color palette with (DE3163, DE5631 and DE31BA)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Cerise (#DE3163) are Medium Vermilion (#DE5631) and Frostbite (#DE31BA). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Cerise with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

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Split Complementary color palette with (DE3163, 31DE56 and 31BADE)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Cerise (#DE3163) are #31DE56 (UFO Green) and #31BADE (Picton Blue). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

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Triadic color palette with (DE3163, 63DE31 and 3163DE)

Triadic Palette

Cerise triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #63DE31 (Harlequin Green) and #3163DE (Royal Blue) along with #DE3163 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (DE3163, 63DE31, 31DEAC and AC31DE)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Cerise has four colors - #63DE31 (Harlequin Green), #31DEAC (Eucalyptus) and #AC31DE (Dark Orchid) in addition to the base color (#DE3163). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

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Square color palette with (DE3163, BADE31, 31DEAC and 5631DE)

Square Palette

Cerise square color palette has #BADE31 (Pear), #31DEAC (Eucalyptus) and #5631DE (Majorelle Blue). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

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Rainbow color

Cerise Color Rainbow Palette

Our Cerise rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Cerise Color


  • Transparent E55A82E55A82
  • Transparent E86F92E86F92
  • Transparent EB83A1EB83A1
  • Transparent EF98B1EF98B1
  • Transparent F2ADC1F2ADC1
  • Transparent F5C1D0F5C1D0
  • Transparent F8D6E0F8D6E0
  • Transparent FCEAEFFCEAEF


  • Transparent CB4169CB4169
  • Transparent C2496CC2496C
  • Transparent B8516FB8516F
  • Transparent AF5972AF5972
  • Transparent A66074A66074
  • Transparent 9C68779C6877
  • Transparent 93707A93707A
  • Transparent 89787D89787D


  • Transparent B2274FB2274F
  • Transparent 9B22459B2245
  • Transparent 851D3B851D3B
  • Transparent 6F19326F1932
  • Transparent 591428591428
  • Transparent 430F1E430F1E
  • Transparent 2C0A142C0A14
  • Transparent 16050A16050A

Cerise Color Patterns

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    Cerise Gingham Checks

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    Cerise Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Cerise Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cerise Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cerise Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cerise Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cerise Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Cerise Plaid Pattern

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